John Wilker

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John lives in Denver with his amazing wife, and two nutty little dogs, where he enjoys patio beers, gardening and hiking.

He's been writing since he could, but made the leap to sharing with the public in 2017.


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Most of you probably won’t see this until Friday, but whatever. I was sitting at my desk looking for motivation and realized; one, I hadn’t done WIP Thursday in a bit and 2, I hadn’t done one (IIRC) for Space Rogues 4. So here we are.





This is short but fun.





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